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DeepMind, Microsoft, Allen AI & UW Researchers Convert Pretrained Transformers into RNNs, Lowering Memory Cost While Retaining High Accuracy

A research team from University of Washington, Microsoft, DeepMind and Allen Institute for AI develop a method to convert pretrained transformers into efficient RNNs. The Transformer-to-RNN (T2R) approach speeds up generation and reduces memory cost.

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Microsoft & Princeton’s Surprising Discovery: Text-Game Agents Achieve High Scores in Complete Absence of Semantics

A research team from Princeton University and Microsoft Research discover autonomous language-understanding agents are capable of achieving high scores even in the complete absence of language semantics, indicating that current RL agents for text-based games might not be sufficiently leveraging the semantic structure of game texts.

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Microsoft Ignite 2019 | From Office to Cortex and Beyond – How AI Is Making a Difference at the World’s Most Valuable Company

“You’ll see AI infused into all our products and services across the company, from tools to help people be more productive at work, to Azure services that give our customers the flexibility to deploy AI capabilities in any environment,” said Microsoft Communications Corporate Vice President Frank Shaw.

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Microsoft AI “Zo” Is a Novel Inspiration

Writers often get their inspiration from conversations with other people. So says 19-year-old Katie Bilbrey, who has published 15 online stories under the pen name TheSolSoldier. Bilbrey took a different tact for her latest writing project — instead of back-and-forthing with friends, she drew her inspirations for Our Precious Future through conversations with an artificial intelligence named Zo.